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San Antonio’s farmer’s market offers more low-income access

San Antonio’s farmer’s market offers more low-income access

By Lea Thompson La Prensa de San Antonio SAN ANTONIO — Despite the rising temperatures, this summer is the perfect time to explore the growing Farmer’s Market landscape in San Antonio. Every Tuesday, the San Antonio Food Bank brings nutritional education and new food options to locals at the downtown Farmer’s Market on Main Plaza.

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Video: American Express creates “docu-ad” highlighting the unbanked

LatinaLista — It’s called a “docu-ad,” an ad that’s passed off to look like a documentary. In most cases, the underlying motivation for the piece — increased sales of an advertised product — is blatantly apparent. As such, whatever good intentions may have been behind its making are lost with the obvious product placement. Yet,

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Crowdfunding Campaign: Skate After School – after-school programming to underserved schools

LatinaLista — Crowdfunding Campaign: Skate After School – after-school programming to underserved schools Skate After School works with three schools and have been providing this service on all volunteer hours and donated product for over 2 years! Through the help of several local skateshops, the non-profit hsa been able to take used parts and refurbish

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Message Goes Out to Low-Income Parents: Talk to Teach

By Nate Robson Oklahoma Watch Tulsa is ground zero for a new early-childhood education campaign that seeks to get more parents reading or talking with their children, even if they are too young to understand. Nearly $1.5 million will be spent in Tulsa starting this spring to raise awareness about the importance of talking to

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The Resurrection Project helps Chicago family avoid foreclosure

By Diana Pando Extra News Jeidy Zavala Aguilar and her family live on a quiet side street near Kedzie and Archer avenues on the southwest side of Chicago. Between babysitting her nieces and picking up her children from school, Aguilar and her husband Armando were trying to keep their home from being foreclosed upon before

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College Recruiters Often Avoid Low-Income Schools

By Katherine Leal Unmuth Latino Ed Beat When Los Angeles Times reporters surveyed California high schools about how many college recruiters visited the campuses this fall, they found glaring disparities between rich and poor. While the private The Webb Schools in Claremont was visited by 113 colleges and universities, the public Jefferson High School in

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